The table below looks at the statistics for Electronic Trading skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronic Trading over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Trading
Rank 290 263 279
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +16
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 131 178 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.53% 0.71% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.91% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 140 110
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£575 £565 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.86% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £450 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Electronic Trading
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19039 19480 19425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.74% 77.50% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13435 13648 13085
Average daily rate £450 £450 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 244 373
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -33.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £15.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Electronic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Electronic Trading Jobs Demand Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region.

Electronic Trading Daily Rate Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Electronic Trading Daily Rate Histogram in London

Electronic Trading
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region.

Electronic Trading Hourly Rate Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronic Trading within the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +9 27 £400 -33.33% 21
Canary Wharf - - - -
Electronic Trading
England

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Electronic Trading also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Electronic Trading.

1 121 (42.76%) Front Office
2 119 (42.05%) UNIX
3 118 (41.70%) Banking
4 106 (37.46%) SQL
5 103 (36.40%) Low Latency
6 102 (36.04%) Linux
7 101 (35.69%) Java
8 98 (34.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 97 (34.28%) Fixed Income
10 87 (30.74%) Finance
11 76 (26.86%) Perl
12 72 (25.44%) Investment Banking
13 63 (22.26%) Python
14 57 (20.14%) Multithreading
15 54 (19.08%) C#
15 54 (19.08%) TIBCO
16 52 (18.37%) Rendezvous
17 50 (17.67%) C++
17 50 (17.67%) Windows
18 48 (16.96%) Equities
19 46 (16.25%) Reuters
20 42 (14.84%) Derivative
21 41 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
21 41 (14.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 41 (14.49%) Project Management
21 41 (14.49%) Red Hat
22 40 (14.13%) FIX Protocol
23 38 (13.43%) MarketAxess
24 37 (13.07%) Oracle
25 36 (12.72%) Algorithmic Trading

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Electronic Trading also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Electronic Trading. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.41%) TIBCO EMS
2 3 (1.06%) Confluence
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.35%) MQSeries
Applications
1 11 (3.89%) MS Office
2 5 (1.77%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (1.41%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (8.83%) ION MarketView
2 10 (3.53%) RMDS
3 7 (2.47%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.35%) 3000 Xtra
Communications & Networking
1 33 (11.66%) Firewall
2 29 (10.25%) Multicast
3 8 (2.83%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.12%) HTTP
5 5 (1.77%) NetScaler
5 5 (1.77%) LAN
5 5 (1.77%) WAN
6 4 (1.41%) ATM
6 4 (1.41%) Internet
6 4 (1.41%) Extranet
6 4 (1.41%) H.323
6 4 (1.41%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.71%) VPN
7 2 (0.71%) SSH
8 1 (0.35%) Network Security
8 1 (0.35%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.54%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.77%) KDB
3 8 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (2.83%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.12%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.06%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.71%) MySQL
6 2 (0.71%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (2.83%) JUnit
2 4 (1.41%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.41%) Subversion
3 3 (1.06%) Maven
3 3 (1.06%) Mockito
3 3 (1.06%) TeamCity
3 3 (1.06%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.71%) IntelliJ
4 2 (0.71%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.71%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.71%) WinRunner
4 2 (0.71%) JIRA
4 2 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.71%) Gradle
4 2 (0.71%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.35%) Selenium
5 1 (0.35%) TestNG
General
1 121 (42.76%) Front Office
2 118 (41.70%) Banking
3 87 (30.74%) Finance
4 72 (25.44%) Investment Banking
5 13 (4.59%) Back Office
6 9 (3.18%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.41%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.06%) Legal
9 1 (0.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 113 (39.93%) Developer
2 69 (24.38%) Analyst
3 51 (18.02%) Java Developer
4 34 (12.01%) Support Analyst
5 32 (11.31%) Applications Support
6 29 (10.25%) C# Developer
7 24 (8.48%) Business Analyst
8 21 (7.42%) Linux Support
9 16 (5.65%) Support Engineer
10 14 (4.95%) C++ Developer
11 12 (4.24%) Senior Developer
12 10 (3.53%) Applications Support Analyst
12 10 (3.53%) Senior Java Developer
12 10 (3.53%) WPF Developer
13 8 (2.83%) Architect
13 8 (2.83%) Production Support Analyst
14 7 (2.47%) Market Data Engineer
14 7 (2.47%) FX Support Analyst
14 7 (2.47%) Electronics Engineer
14 7 (2.47%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (18.37%) Rendezvous
2 40 (14.13%) FIX Protocol
3 25 (8.83%) WPF
4 21 (7.42%) .NET
5 11 (3.89%) Spring
6 10 (3.53%) Middleware
7 9 (3.18%) WinForms
8 8 (2.83%) QuickFIX
9 7 (2.47%) XML
10 6 (2.12%) JMS
10 6 (2.12%) .NET Framework
10 6 (2.12%) Reactive Extensions
11 5 (1.77%) Spring Integration
11 5 (1.77%) HTML
12 4 (1.41%) Django
13 3 (1.06%) LINQ
13 3 (1.06%) WCF
14 1 (0.35%) Protocol Buffers
14 1 (0.35%) JNI
14 1 (0.35%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 98 (34.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 97 (34.28%) Fixed Income
3 48 (16.96%) Equities
4 42 (14.84%) Derivative
5 26 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (4.24%) Credit Derivative
6 12 (4.24%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.47%) Statistics
8 6 (2.12%) Client/Server
8 6 (2.12%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.77%) User Experience
9 5 (1.77%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (1.06%) Physics
11 3 (1.06%) Grid Computing
12 2 (0.71%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.71%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.71%) Reference Data
12 2 (0.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 2 (0.71%) DTCC
Operating Systems
1 119 (42.05%) UNIX
2 102 (36.04%) Linux
3 50 (17.67%) Windows
4 41 (14.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.71%) SUSE
6 1 (0.35%) Solaris
6 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (36.40%) Low Latency
2 57 (20.14%) Multithreading
3 41 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (14.49%) Project Management
4 36 (12.72%) Algorithmic Trading
5 28 (9.89%) OO
6 27 (9.54%) E-Commerce
6 27 (9.54%) Capacity Management
7 26 (9.19%) Risk Management
8 24 (8.48%) Change Management
9 17 (6.01%) OOD
10 14 (4.95%) Workflow
11 13 (4.59%) Change Control
12 12 (4.24%) Business Analysis
13 11 (3.89%) Migration
14 10 (3.53%) UML
15 9 (3.18%) Release Management
15 9 (3.18%) PRINCE2
16 8 (2.83%) ITIL
16 8 (2.83%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (37.46%) SQL
2 101 (35.69%) Java
3 76 (26.86%) Perl
4 63 (22.26%) Python
5 54 (19.08%) C#
6 50 (17.67%) C++
7 12 (4.24%) Bash Shell
8 11 (3.89%) Shell Script
9 10 (3.53%) AWK
9 10 (3.53%) C-shell
10 8 (2.83%) C
11 7 (2.47%) Korn
12 4 (1.41%) VB
13 3 (1.06%) Tcl
13 3 (1.06%) Assembly Language
14 2 (0.71%) VC++
14 2 (0.71%) C++/CLI
14 2 (0.71%) Ruby
15 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (6.01%) Degree
2 3 (1.06%) ISEB
3 2 (0.71%) HNC
3 2 (0.71%) HND
4 1 (0.35%) MCP
4 1 (0.35%) MCSE
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.77%) EMIR
1 5 (1.77%) Dodd-Frank
1 5 (1.77%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.12%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.77%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.41%) NFS
4 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (9.54%) ITRS Geneos
2 5 (1.77%) Nagios
2 5 (1.77%) Tivoli
2 5 (1.77%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.71%) Puppet
4 1 (0.35%) SCCM
4 1 (0.35%) BMC Marimba
Vendors
1 54 (19.08%) TIBCO
2 46 (16.25%) Reuters
3 41 (14.49%) Red Hat
4 38 (13.43%) MarketAxess
5 37 (13.07%) Oracle
6 34 (12.01%) ION Trading
7 23 (8.13%) eSpeed
8 22 (7.77%) Sybase
9 20 (7.07%) Bloomberg
10 12 (4.24%) 29West
11 9 (3.18%) Trayport
12 6 (2.12%) Microsoft
13 5 (1.77%) Tradeweb
14 4 (1.41%) Cisco
15 2 (0.71%) Perforce
15 2 (0.71%) Syncfusion
16 1 (0.35%) Caplin
16 1 (0.35%) DevExpress
16 1 (0.35%) VMware
16 1 (0.35%) Remedy
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